Professor Derek Isaacowitz was named as the new editor-in-chief for the Journal of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences.
John Coley, a psychology professor who moonlights as a bassist in a blues-rock band, reflects on the adrenaline rush of playing for a live audience. “After the show you feel so revved up,” he says. “You go home and you can’t fall asleep for hours.”
The undergraduate students from the CORE Lab attended the Association for Psychological Science’s Annual Convention and presented their research.
Lisa Feldman Barrett was was featured on NPR’s health news site, “Shots,” talking about her theory on emotions.
New research led by Northeastern’s Lisa Feldman Barrett reveals the system in the brain where basic feelings originate. The findings could help solve mysteries regarding the tight connection between mental and physical health, including the neurological drivers behind the opioid crisis. They could also revolutionize our understanding of how we make decisions, leading to more considered choices in areas ranging from the law to the economy.
Katie Hoemann, Psychology PhD candidate, sits down with the College of Science Graduate Program staff to talk about what it’s like to work and study at Northeastern University.
We are very excited to share these and congratulate all of the winners.
Northeastern researchers touched on that question this week in a series of talks that examined renewing tissue function, improving and restoring motor control, and the remarkable memory power of superagers.
Four students were given the College of Science Dean’s Awards for Graduate Student Excellence.
Gabriela Aisenberg says her interest in psychology came from her desire to help others.